HS Research Tech 3 University of New Mexico Albuquerque

Title Hs Research Tech 3
Date 23 December 2020
Company University of New Mexico
City Albuquerque

Short Description :

Requirement, a valid NM drivers license and valid UNM drivers permit will be required BS degree in related field This position requires attention to detail and ability to develop and follow scientific protocols accurately and that are reproducible Experience performing cell/tissue culture ,…

Full Description :

Requisition ID req14390
Working Title HS Research Tech 3
Position Grade 10
Position Summary

The ’s College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is hiring for a HS Research Tech 3. This is a Full-Time, 1.0 FTE position.

The lab currently studies how environmental pollutants alter the immune system to promote autoimmune/allergic responses. This position requires attention to detail and ability to develop and follow scientific protocols accurately and that are reproducible. The successful candidate will demonstrate practical knowledge in one or more fields such as molecular biology and immunology. The candidate will have experience with scientific research methodology, the ability to collect, organize, and process research data, and to accurately record and report findings. The candidate will have experience in both cellular and molecular laboratory techniques. The candidate will be required to maintain detailed laboratory records including lab notebooks, equipment logs, and internal purchasing request records. The applicant will also be required to organize data for presentations, reports, and publications.

Research will be conducted according to written protocols under detailed and controlled research parameters in a health sciences laboratory setting. The scope of the research consists of a variety of procedures including tissue/cell culture, q-RT-PCR, western blotting, flow cytometry, ELISAs, as well as molecular techniques including preparation for sequencing for RNA-seq and DNA methylation assays. The position will involve some rodent (mouse) work including tissue harvest/processing.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • For individual positions in which driving is a job requirement, a valid NM driver's license and valid UNM driver's permit will be required.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Annual TB testing may be required if working in a patient care area.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing molecular biology techniques, including q-RT-PCR and generation of DNA/RNA libraries for sequencing.
  • Experience performing cell/tissue culture on primary cells and cell lines, and maintaining sterile technique.
  • Experience with cellular and protein detection assays including flow cytometry, western blotting, ELISAs or multiplexing technology.
  • Some experience working with animal models.
  • Experience participating in meetings with the Principal Investigator (PI). Successful candidate will be expected to exhibit individual initiative, work independently; be technically proficient and accurate
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written reports and presentations
  • BS degree in related field

Additional Requirements Background Check required for all HR Research Tech 3's with the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department.
Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC)Albuquerque, NM
Department COP Pharmaceutical Sciences (553A)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type TermFull-Time
Term End Date 06/30/2022
Status Non-Exempt
Pay $14.09 to $20.43 hourly
Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required Yes
For Best Consideration Date 1/4/2021
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Complete Online Application, attach Cover Letter and Resume/CV. Provide phone and email contact information for three supervisory references.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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